James Madison holds Morgan State, 5-2


HARRISONBURG, Va. (February 20, 2022) – The Morgan State women‘s tennis team returned to courts Sunday morning with a non-conference game against James Madison. The Lady Bears would fall 5-2 to the host Dukes on the East Campus Tennis Courts.

The Dukes improved to 3-5 with the win while Morgan State fell to 0-4 in nonconference play that season.

James Madison would win five of the six singles games played to earn the 5-2 victory. The Lady Bears’ only singles win came in the final game of the day, as Morgan State’s graduating player Nolwenn Cardoso defeated Alexandra Prudente in straight sets 3-6, 7-5, 1-0 (12-10) in a No. 6 contest.


The Lady Bears started the competition by winning two of the three doubles games to take the colon and take a 1-0 lead.

James Madison’s doubles team No. 2, consisting of Daniela Voloh and Amanda Nord, defeated the Lady Bears. HannahSmith and Ana Lei Kalawe, 6-2. Morgan State would regroup to win the remaining two doubles contests to earn the point.

Anabel Aran and Stefania Moysiadi were paired in doubles No. 3, defeating Shannon McCarty and Alexandra Prudente 6-4. The Lady Bears then claimed the colon as Morgan State’s No. 1 team of Averiana Mitchell and Asmara Rose earned a 7-6 (11-9) victory over Hope Moulin and Kylie Moulin in a No. 1 doubles game.

Next up: Morgan State will be absent until Saturday, March 5, when it hosts Georgetown in a non-conference game at 1:00 p.m

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Founded in 1867, Morgan State University is a Carnegie-classified High Research (R2) institution offering nearly 140 academic programs leading to degrees from high school to doctoral degrees. As Maryland’s pre-eminent public urban research university and the only university whose entire campus has been designated a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Morgan serves a multiracial and multiracial student body and seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as widely as possible to as many as possible. For more information about Morgan State University, visit www.morgan.edu.


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